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Freightliner welcomes two new RMGs
Freightliner Southampton, in the UK, inaugurated its two new Liebherr rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes at a ceremony on 15 October. The cranes have been named Freightliner Fortis 15-10-2012 and Freightliner Agilitas 15-10-2012
Goliath takes on Crossrail
UK manufacturer Street Crane Company has 10 of its cranes deployed across three sites of the Crossrail project, the largest civil engineering project in Europe, spanning 118 km across London and the southeast.
HTC buys Xena cranes and equipment
Tower crane and hoist company HTC in the UK has acquired the cranes and other assets of Xena Systems
Doosan completes multi-RTG order
Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam has shipped eight rubber tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to the Port of Singapore as part of a 39-crane order from PSA Corporation Ltd
Street aids nautical rescue
An overhead crane that enables trainees to simulate the stress of a helicopter ditching into the sea is in operation at UK-based Blackpool College's Fleetwood Nautical Campus (FNC)
Enerpac launch for next generation
USA-Based Enerpac has launched the Next Generation SBL1100 hydraulic gantry. Its range of features includes wide roller tracks to minimise footprint pressure and to eradicate wheel spin
Global orders for Liebherr RTGs
Liebherr is to supply an electric rubber tyre gantry (RTG) to the Port of Cork in Ireland.
Industrial crane manufacturers are focusing on emerging markets
Industrial crane manufacturers are focusing on emerging markets for expansion and product launches
Lodestar upgrade
Columbus McKinnon Corporation has upgraded its Lodestar electric chain hoist for a quieter operation and user-friendliness
An investigation into a gantry crane collapse during its disassembly in the USA
An investigation into a gantry crane collapse during its disassembly in the USA has produced findings that could help prevent a recurrence
Shuttlelift launches double-beam mobile gantry cranes
US crane manufacturer Shuttlelift has a new series of double-beam rubber tyred gantry cranes for industrial applications
Shuttlelift partners with ElectroMech
Shuttlelift extends mobile gantry crane offering to Indian construction and material handling market
Lift Systems talks to IC about the gantry market
The last two or three years has seen a strengthening market for used hydraulic lifting gantries. Ben Forster, general manager at Rigging Gear Sales in the USA, talks to IC about the company's experience
Waste handling cranes head to Ireland
Konecranes UK, based in Scotland, will supply the waste to energy facility in County Meath, Ireland with two 9.5 tonne capacity waste handling GL WTE cranes
Contract wins for Konecranes UK
Konecranes UK has won contracts for electric overhead travelling cranes from Siemens in Austria and from Cordeel for a shipyard in Romania
New folding crane concept from Shuttlelift
US crane manufacturer Shuttlelift has unveiled an unusual new folding crane concept for the wind power industry
Lifting down an old shipyard gantry crane
Dismantling an old 300 tonne, 70 m high, portal crane was a job engineered and carried out by Vest Kran using three large mobile cranes working closely together assisted by a demolition excavator. Alex Dahm reports
Demag extends industrial hoist range
Demag is extending its range of chain hoists with variable speeds in the upper load capacity range. The launch of the DCS-Pro 10 adds to the range of chain hoists fitted with an integrated frequency inverter up to 2.5 tonnes
News from the overhead and industrial lifting sector
The overhead crane market is unique in the way it delivers products in kit form. Euan Youdale speaks to Street Crane about its approach to this selling practice and rounds-up industry news
Giant US gantry crane gets $40 million overhaul
Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, in the US, is spending $40 million to overhaul a 900 tonne capacity gantry crane. The work will provide increased capacity needed for construction of the US Navy’s next generation of aircraft carrier.
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